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Microbattery Design Prize

  • Thursday, June 29, 2023
  • 8:00 AM

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The Microbattery Design Prize will award up to $1.1 million in federal funding and performance and safety testing services with DOE national laboratories to innovative small-capacity battery design projects that will yield improved performance, safety, and recyclability.

The $1.1 million Microbattery Design Prize is seeking innovative designs for small-capacity batteries that can yield improved performance, safety, and recyclability to support the growing number of small, wireless electronic devices used in smart homes, factories, farms, and cities.

Phase 1: Idea

Submission Opens:

March 8, 2023

Submission Closes:

June 29, 2023 5 p.m. EST

Winner Announcement:

August, 2023 (anticipated)

Phase 2: Test


August, 2023 (anticipated)

Submission Closes:

September, 2024 (anticipated)

Winner Announcement:

November, 2024 (anticipated)

Who is Eligible to Compete?

The competition is open only to private (for-profit and nonprofit) entities; nonfederal government entities, such as those at state, county, tribal, and municipality levels; academic institutions; and individuals. More information can be found in the official Microbattery Design Prize Rules document.

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